Cost of Living in Escondido, California

29%
higher than national avg.
80%
Housing
15%
Utilities
13%
Groceries
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Escondido, California's cost of living is 29% higher than the national average. The cost of living in any area can vary based on factors such as your career, its average salary and the real estate market of that area. PayScale's Cost of Living Calculator can help you find out more about how your individual needs will factor in when beginning your research to figure out how much it would cost you to relocate.

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Cost of Living in Escondido, California by Expense Category

Housing, Utilities & Transportation
Escondido's housing expenses are 80% higher than the national average and the utility prices are 15% higher than the national average. Transportation expenses like bus fares and gas prices are 29% higher than the national average.
Median Home Price
$624,003
Median Rent
$1,955 / month
Energy Bill
$192.64 / month
Phone Bill
$205.35 / month
Gas
$3.36 / gallon
Food & Grocery
Escondido has grocery prices that are 13% higher than the national average.
Loaf of Bread
$3.76
Gallon of Milk
$2.19
Carton of Eggs
$2.04
Bunch of Bananas
$3.79
Hamburger
$4.79
Healthcare
Healthcare in Escondido is 8% higher than the national average.
Doctor's Visit
$119.01
Dentist Visit
$102.24
Optometrist Visit
$111.52
Rx Drug
$474.08
Veterinary Visit
$52.55